What else is there?
- Hart’s Annual Army Lists (Indexed) to 1911 (See also sources online above)
- 1863-1885 Volunteer Forces (TA1105)
- 1885-1901 Defence Force of Tasmania (TA676)
- 1877-1912 Records of Officers’ Services, Tasmania Command (COM1/15)
- 1877-1922 Index to Records of Officers Services (COM1/16)
- 1878-1921 Register of Officers of the 12th Australian Infantry Regiment with details of their Appointments and Services (COM1/17)
- 1878-1884 Nominal Roll of Volunteers, Launceston Artillery (COM1/46)
- 1889-1916 Nominal Roll Books, 16th Battery AFA Launceston (COM1/47)
- 1899-1903 Register of volunteers in the Southern Tasmanian Volunteer Artillery (COM1/23)
- 1804-1870 Index to Military Officers in Tasmania (NS436/1/3)
- 1804-1870 List of Commissariat Officers and Royal Engineers (NS436/1/6)
Tasmania sent eight contingents with 36 Officers and 821 men to South Africa.
The Commonwealth became responsible for defence after federation.
World War 1
- 1914-1918 Tasmania’s War Record (CD-ROM). Copy of a book by L. Broinowski and Sir John Gellibrand
- World War 1 standard issue pocket wallet to carry letters and pocket book – contains pressed flowers, Gospel according to Matthew, train ticket, poetry, mementos and miscellaneous diaries of C J Allen (NS933/1/5)
- Photographs and postcards from our collection
- Australia in World War 1 (NFSA and AWF film)
- 1914-1918 Australian Imperial Force Unit War Diaries (Australian War Memorial)
- Accounts of Tasmanian’s participation in World War 1
- Personal narratives of Tasmanians in World War 1
Civil Defence Legion 1939-1945
Some useful records include:
- Civil Defence Legion agency (TA206)
- General correspondence (CB27/1)
- Index to general correspondence (CB27/2)
- List of persons offering special services to the Legion (CB27/40)
- Organisation chart of the Civil Defence Legion (CB27/37)
- Map of Tasmania showing priority invasion areas (CB27/49)
- Plans showing priority target areas in Hobart and surrounds (CB27/50)
- Plans showing target areas in Launceston and surrounds (CB27/51)
See also these Tasmanian diaries and notebooks in Launceston (LMSS) and Hobart (NS).
World War 2 and Beyond
See the National Archives . Diaries, reminiscences and an interesting collection of private records.
Some published library resources
- The British Army in Australia 1788-1870 Index of Personnel (with regiment number) by James Hugh Donohoe.
- 1770-1870 Dress and Insignia of the British Army in Australia and New Zealand by R.H. Montague
- Tasmanian military
- Tasmanian military history
- The Boer War
- The World Wars